Contribution of wives' earnings to family income in the U.S. 1990-2016

Contribution of wives' earnings to family income in married couple households in the United States from 1990 to 2016

Contribution of wives' earnings to family income in the U.S. 1990-2016 The statistic shows the contribution of wives' earnings to family income in married couple households in the United States from 1990 to 2016, by median percent. In 2016, the median contribution of wives' earnings to family income was at 37.1 percent.
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Contribution of wives' earnings to family income in married couple households in the United States from 1990 to 2016

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Median contribution
199030.7%
199131.3%
199232.4%
199332.2%
199431.9%
199531.9%
199632.6%
199732.7%
199832.8%
199932.8%
200033.5%
200134.4%
200234.8%
200335.2%
200434.9%
200535.1%
200635.6%
200736%
200836%
200937.1%
201037.6%
201137%
201237.3%
201337.3%
201436%
201537.1%
201637.1%
Median contribution
199030.7%
199131.3%
199232.4%
199332.2%
199431.9%
199531.9%
199632.6%
199732.7%
199832.8%
199932.8%
200033.5%
200134.4%
200234.8%
200335.2%
200434.9%
200535.1%
200635.6%
200736%
200836%
200937.1%
201037.6%
201137%
201237.3%
201337.3%
201436%
201537.1%
201637.1%
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The statistic shows the contribution of wives' earnings to family income in married couple households in the United States from 1990 to 2016, by median percent. In 2016, the median contribution of wives' earnings to family income was at 37.1 percent.
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